No room for terrorists, facilitators in Pakistan: PM Imran

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said that there was no room for terrorists or their facilitators in Pakistan.

The prime minister made the statement after attackers tried to enter a police compound in Loralai, Balochistan. All three attackers were killed by security forces, while nine people including three policemen were martyred.

Prime Minister Khan strongly condemned the attack and praised the swift response of the security forces. He also prayed for the martyred and those injured in the attack.

The prime minister added that the morale of Pakistan Army, police and the nation was high. “The state will fulfill its responsibility wherever terrorist elements try to raise their head,” he emphasised.

Nine including three policemen were martyred when attackers attempted to enter the DIG police compound in Loralai, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release.

According to the ISPR, three armed suicide bombers tried to enter the DIG police compound Loralai. About 800 candidates were present in the compound for enrolment in Balochistan police. The police on duty responded and shot of the three suicide bombers at the entry of DIG complex who detonated his suicide jacket. The remaining two attackers started indiscriminate firing and got into one side of the room.

FC Balochistan and Army troops were called in. Around 800 candidates were safely evacuated by troops. During the clearance operation, the remaining two suicide bombers were shot dead and the area was cleared.